Crumbs Bake Shop Reviews

Updated Oct 22, 2019

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2.3
23%
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20%
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Crumbs Bake Shop CEO & General Counsel Edward M. Slezak (no image)
Edward M. Slezak
16 Ratings
Pros
  • "Free Cupcakes and coffee all shift(in 23 reviews)

  • "Free Coffee and one free baked item during every shift(in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • "Switching of upper management caused mixed signals and confusion(in 17 reviews)

  • "Sales goals were always unobtainable as they were based off of sales from when the stores first opened and cupcakes were cool(in 16 reviews)

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  1. "Great for students"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in King of Prussia, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Crumbs Bake Shop part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Free cupcake every shift Discounted products Chill environment Opportunities for promotions Good pay for first job Customer service experience Friendly enviroment

    Cons

    Slow most days Management varies Hours aren't really flexible Company hierarchy is warped Paycheck comes slow Tips are distributed randomly

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  2. "Underpaid"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Shift Supervisor in Newark, NJ

    I worked at Crumbs Bake Shop part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    There weren't many pros for this job. Can't even think of one

    Cons

    Over worked, and very much underpaid


  3. "move on"

    1.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Crumbs Bake Shop full-time

    Pros

    pay weekly, food, you can eat some of the food

    Cons

    they ask for too much

  4. "Team Leader"

    4.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Crumbs Bake Shop full-time

    Pros

    Flexible schedule Friendly co workers Love all the cupcakes and being able to decorate personalized cakes.

    Cons

    No cons! I loved this job.

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  5. "Bad Management, Bad Company Model, Hours Were Either Crazy Long or Cut"

    1.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Crumbs Bake Shop full-time

    Pros

    It was a job. Free cupcake with shift.

    Cons

    Horrible management, food safety violations, first had crazy long hours (60 hours/week) then cut to 20 hours/week. Had no regard for employees. Withheld tips. So much was bad about this company.

  6. "Could Easily be Better with Small Changes!"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Crumbs Bake Shop full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Free Cupcakes and coffee all shift

    Cons

    Selfish co-workers and management has favoritism

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  7. "District manager"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Crumbs Bake Shop full-time

    Pros

    Fun and family friendly. Lots of tasty treats.

    Cons

    Switching of upper management caused mixed signals and confusion

  8. "Sales Associate"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Crumbs Bake Shop part-time

    Pros

    nice people worked there so that was cool

    Cons

    minimum wage is not a lot so i was poor

  9. "Culture"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Team Lead in Arlington, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Crumbs Bake Shop part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nice Mom and Pop feel before they went public.

    Cons

    After going public QA went down the drain, the bakery was making inferior product, major turnover and loss of customers.

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  10. "Amazing"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Crumbs Bake Shop part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great safe, easy recipes, and the smell of cupcakes

    Cons

    Small working spaces so limited jobs

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